PHOTOS: The splooting squirrels have spoken -- It’s too dang hot in Houston!

The cute critters are trying to beat the heat

File image of squirrel (Pixabay)

HOUSTON – With temperatures soaring into the triple digits in Houston multiple times this summer, the squirrels have taken to splooting to beat the heat.

Scroll through the photos below to see the cute critters sprawling out -- legs and and arms outstretched -- in trees, on a tiny picnic table, and in cool mulch.

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Squirrel has had it with the weather!


The heat is even getting to the squirrels. He's fine. We put out more food and water for them.


It’s so hot the squirrels are laying under mulch.


The Squirrel found some shade.


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